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Online Event!

Goes Live on Thursday, June 24th at 7PM!

Second Seven Settlers of Nauset 1645-1651, Part 1: “Setting the Stage”

Eastham Historical Society Presents in Partnership with Lower Cape TV

Second Seven Settlers of Nauset 1645-1651, Part 1: “Setting the Stage”


This film will be shown on LCTV and available here on our site.


Presented By: Dan Zoto and Patty Donohoe

Launch Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021

Time:  7:00 pm EHS YouTube Channel

Check CH99 LCTV Schedule https://www.lowercapetv.org/tv-schedule

Available on our Website:  https://www.easthamhistoricalsociety.org/

Summary: The first part of the film will be a Question-and-Answer section between Dan Zoto, local archaeologist, and Patty Donohoe of the Eastham Historical Society; it will set the stage and provide context for the arrival of the Second Seven. Questions will focus on the Nauset tribe and what the lower Cape was like when the English settlers came to live among them. The discussion will also include Native American land management practices and their influence on the choices of location for the earliest English settlements on Cape Cod, including Eastham.


Dan Zoto Bio: Dan is an archaeologist living on Cape Cod.  He works as a Principal Investigator-Archaeology at Gray & Pape, Inc. in Providence and has done extensive public outreach work with the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.


Patty Donohoe Bio: Patty is an officer of the Eastham Historical Society. She particularly enjoys helping patrons trace their Eastham ancestry. Growing up in Tennessee, she had no idea of her own connection to the Cape until moving here. “I’m a strong believer in ‘genealogical consciousness’; that is the act of being aware of one’s personal history and the stories of those who came before us.”She is the mother of three sons and the grandmother of seven budding genealogists.

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Thursday, July 29th between 9am-3pm

The 44th Annual Outdoor Antiques Show

$5 Entrance Fee!

Taking place at the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum, located at 25 Schoolhouse Road, Eastham, MA 02642.​

Please join us on Thursday, July 28th for our 44th Annual Antiques Show! Stop by between 9am-3pm!

There will be a $5 entrance fee for all attendees over 18 years of age. For anyone younger than 18, entrance is free.

All proceeds benefit the Eastham Historical Society.

State and local COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. If interested in volunteering, please contact us at easthamhistorical@verizon.net.

Please note, our presentations are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

If you have suggestions for programs you would like to see or need further information, please contact us at easthamhistorical@verizon.net - or consider becoming a member of our Events Committee.